Students from Winters ISD performed at the District UIL One Act Play Contest at Irion County High School on March 7. The group performed “Any Body for Tea?.” The play is a murder mystery and comedy.

Students from Winters ISD performed at the District UIL One Act Play Contest at Irion County High School on March 7. The group performed “Any Body for Tea?.” The play is a murder mystery and comedy.

The play was directed by WHS Band Director Karen Mooney, a first for her. This year, there were 14 students who performed as last year, the school did not participated in that UIL competition.

‘It was new to us,” said Mooney. “The students worked hard and put on a wonderful performance. They received very good critiques which will help us prepare for next year and one judge had us ranked fourth place.”

Students who received awards for their efforts included Brandon L’Abbe who played Dennis O’Finn, who won All Star Cast; Celeste Sanchez, who played Miss Lucy and won Honorable Mention All Star Cast and Lucy Vega who was the lights technician, won All Star Technical.

“We are so proud of these students, they won these awards over many experienced actors,” Mooney said.

The cast included L’Abbe as Detective Dennis O’Finn, Felipe Erazo as Captain Williams, Dayton Nava as Kramer, Esme Gallegos as Miss Hildegarde, Skylar Quiroga as Miss Amantha, Makayla Speir as Miss Nettie, Summer Schneider as Miss Elizabeth, Celeste Sanchez as Miss Lucy and Megan Tarr as Miss Birdie.

The crew included Lucy Vega, lights, Jenessa Wade, makeup and sound effects, Abbie Killough and Miguel Rodriguez as understudies and back stage and Nicolas Pons, curtain man.